| May 7, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Buffeted by a rise in converts to other forms of Christianity as well as a falling away from religion entirely, the share of Latino Catholics in the United States continues to decline, a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center found.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Four area high school athletes were named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Academic Team on Monday.
The Benjamin School's Riley Burke, St. Thomas Aquinas' James Fraser, Sagemont's Andrea Martinez and Jupiter Christian's Lindsey...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:01 PM
University of Chicago officials announced plans Thursday to raise $4.5 billion before the end of the decade and signaled that the college’s president will remain on campus at least that long.
The campaign, which follows announcements of high-...
| Mar 19, 2014
Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge.
"He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Announcing a promotion and two recent additions to The Times' staff:
Stacey Leasca has been named social media editor.
Stacey will work with Jimmy Orr to direct our social media strategy across the newsroom. She and her team will work with writers and...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Details are still being finalized, but April 23 promises to be one of the biggest days in Dieruff High School history.
That's the day that Andre Reed returns to Allentown's East Side for a day-long celebration.
Andre Reed Day will feature a tour of...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Three students who say the University of Notre Dame should include contraception in its health care coverage have been allowed to intervene anonymously in their school’s lawsuit challenging the federal government’s birth-control mandate.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:40 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame plans to move ahead with a $400 million project to add up to 4,000 premium seats to its football stadium and buildings on three sides.
The buildings will house a student center on the west side,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A lawyer representing the University of Notre Dame got into a heated exchange with a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday over the federal health care law's contraception mandate, which the Roman Catholic university...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Sitting in a packed house of excited, engaged young people at a concert by Third Coast Percussion last week in the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, I was reminded how much the city's lively – and getting livelier all the time...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:42 PM
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court ruling that denied a preliminary injunction requested by the University of Notre Dame as part of its challenge to the federal health care law’s contraception mandate.
The Roman Catholic...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:46 PM
As coach of the Corona del Mar High boys' lacrosse program, G.W. Mix doesn't get to see his two sons play in college often.
He's too busy coaching, while Ryan Mix and Casey Mix are away competing. Ryan plays for the University of Notre Dame and Casey...